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The Silver Mist This story is captivating to say the least Told through the eyes of a young Down syndrome woman, it bounces from the sometimes harsh real world around her to a surreal inner world with the guidance of her angelic friend Esther Among many things that I noticed this novel addressed is our total misconceptions of what we consider weak and what we consider strong Martin does a wonderful job of using this mostly non verbal narrator to lay out the family dynamic with ease It was a pleasure to read This story is captivating to say the least Told through the eyes of a young Down syndrome woman, it bounces from the sometimes harsh real world around her to a surreal inner world with the guidance of her angelic friend Esther Among many things that I noticed this novel addressed is our total misconceptions of what we consider weak and what we consider strong Martin does a wonderful job of using this mostly non verbal narrator to lay out the family dynamic with ease It was a pleasure to read and I highly recommend it to anyone Before I had finished the first chapter of this novel I knew I was in for a very special reading experience Poignant, emotive and superbly written, it perfectly invokes the mood of 1970 s Belfast, as seen through the eyes of Eve, a young Down s Syndrome woman Eve s friendship with the mysterious Esther opens her eyes to both the horrors and wonders of our world through a series of spiritual journeys, and we are there every step of the way Treanor s tale is intriguing, heartfelt and uplifting Before I had finished the first chapter of this novel I knew I was in for a very special reading experience Poignant, emotive and superbly written, it perfectly invokes the mood of 1970 s Belfast, as seen through the eyes of Eve, a young Down s Syndrome woman Eve s friendship with the mysterious Esther opens her eyes to both the horrors and wonders of our world through a series of spiritual journeys, and we are there every step of the way Treanor s tale is intriguing, heartfelt and uplifting It provides some thought provoking insights into the nature of our existence and has stayed with me after turning the final page A rare and highly commended read EDITORIAL REVIEWS for THE SILVER MIST Most readers will find it refreshing to see a person with a cognitive disability tell her own story In fact, all characters leap off the pages of The Silver Mist the reticent astute protagonist who delights in simple things, ethereal Esther, cantankerous yet caring Martha, frazzled Lid and her pre verbal toddler Robert each character has their own distinct arc Even absent characters Dad, Mam, and a dissolute sister named Becky come alive through Eve s re EDITORIAL REVIEWS for THE SILVER MIST Most readers will find it refreshing to see a person with a cognitive disability tell her own story In fact, all characters leap off the pages of The Silver Mist the reticent astute protagonist who delights in simple things, ethereal Esther, cantankerous yet caring Martha, frazzled Lid and her pre verbal toddler Robert each character has their own distinct arc Even absent characters Dad, Mam, and a dissolute sister named Becky come alive through Eve s recollections Nature, too, becomes a character as Treanor personifies the surroundings with exquisite poetic prose Wildflowers, their petalled heads nodding in the breeze, like an army of tiny fairy heads and fragrant honeysuckle, the walls of a huge sweet scented castle Within the singularity of its characters and its setting, the novel presents profound lessons about happiness, sorrow, and fear Readers who enter The Silver Mist will emerge forever changed Five Stars out of Five Jill Allen ForeWord Clarion Reviews Being different does not disqualify them from life s lessons The Silver Mist follows Eve Hayes, down syndrome afflicted individual who through meeting Esther, finds that in spite of her disorder, she has much to learn and is taken on a spiritual and enlightening journey Touching on spirituality and those with mental disabilities, The Silver Mist is a touching and unique read, highly recommended Book ReviewMidwest Book ReviewSmall Press BookwatchThe Fiction ShelfJuly 2011 James A Cox, Editor in Chief Nothing trite here Eve s story in Silver Mist is one of the most unique stories I ve read Ordinarily, I shy away from books with plots surrounding war or warlike themes I find the reality too painful for entertainment Silver Mist s spiritual and metaphysical possibilities appealed to my curiosity therefore, I threw the emotional caution to the wind The story takes place in the area near Belfast on July 21st, 1972, the eve of the historic, Bloody Friday The author sets a vivid scene with Nothing trite here Eve s story in Silver Mist is one of the most unique stories I ve read Ordinarily, I shy away from books with plots surrounding war or warlike themes I find the reality too painful for entertainment Silver Mist s spiritual and metaphysical possibilities appealed to my curiosity therefore, I threw the emotional caution to the wind The story takes place in the area near Belfast on July 21st, 1972, the eve of the historic, Bloody Friday The author sets a vivid scene with added attention to the unusual geography of the area I appreciated the visual since my European geography is lacking Brilliantly, the events are revealed through the eyes of Eve Hays Eve the 23 year old daughter of elderly parents has Down syndrome The author, Martin Treanor tackles the challenges of telling Eve s story with amazing skill Her perspective makes the experience dynamic.The reader joins Eve on the day of her father s death Esther arrives to stay with Eve while her family accompanies her father s body to Belfast Esther s visit will be forever, unforgettable for Eve as she ventures through the metaphysical The characters are an interesting, delightful eclectic mix brought about by chance, in a situation reserved by those days akin to Bloody Friday The premise of the story served as a reminder of the bloody massacre that seemed hidden behindrecent tragedies in my mind I held this thought throughout the book the author did his job well I recommend Silver Mist, especially for those looking for something a bit unusual On 21 July 1971, young Eve Hayes watches her terminally ill father leaving home for the last time If his impending death in a city hospital is not enough for the Down s Syndrome sufferer to endure, Eve s mother and sister will, on the same day, be caught up in the wave of bombings in Belfast s Bloody Friday Eve, however, finds a new friend the enigmatic Esther to guide her through the pain of life, and in a series of metaphorical journeys, she learns that her brain is not wired quite a On 21 July 1971, young Eve Hayes watches her terminally ill father leaving home for the last time If his impending death in a city hospital is not enough for the Down s Syndrome sufferer to endure, Eve s mother and sister will, on the same day, be caught up in the wave of bombings in Belfast s Bloody Friday Eve, however, finds a new friend the enigmatic Esther to guide her through the pain of life, and in a series of metaphorical journeys, she learns that her brain is not wired quite as wrong as she has been led to believe, and that she may find peace amidst the tragedies, sectarian hatred and mindless violence that threaten to engulf her world This is a gripping, moving and beautifully written novel with a sly twist in the tail that shines a thin ray of hope into the age of despair Highly recommended To create a young female protagonist with Down syndrome is feat enough To attempt it as an adult male author is downright gutsy And to pull it off with panache is nothing less than a triumph Matin Treanor accomplishes this andin The Silver Mist A charming, touching, unique presentation from a man who displays a good heart and a sensitive soul. Absolutely fantastic I couldn t put this down Really inspiring and definitely makes you think. A young woman with Down s Syndrome, Eve Hayes is an unlikely heroine Her journey, however, is wholly absorbing sometimes joyful, sometimes bittersweet She sees things in a way that other people do not and this is what makes this story so delightfully unique and uplifting She witnesses everything around her death, violence, the caring of family and manages to put it all in an over arching perspective through which the reader can identify with Most of all, there is a magical element to t A young woman with Down s Syndrome, Eve Hayes is an unlikely heroine Her journey, however, is wholly absorbing sometimes joyful, sometimes bittersweet She sees things in a way that other people do not and this is what makes this story so delightfully unique and uplifting She witnesses everything around her death, violence, the caring of family and manages to put it all in an over arching perspective through which the reader can identify with Most of all, there is a magical element to the way in which the writer unfolds some of the events Martin Treanor s prose is to be savored and I m hoping to be able to readbooks by him in the future The whole story is sad generally but, oh my days, the ending Whoever invented waterproof mascara, thank you. 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About the Author: Martin Treanor

Martin Treanor is a London based, Irish fiction writer author with TINY HANDS PRESS and blogger for THE HUFFINGTON POST His published work includesBestselling novel THE SILVER MIST Better Karma Publishing 2011, and DARK CREED TEGG 2017.Martin Treanor has published stories in Canadian US genre magazines SPINETINGLER and ZAHIR , THE SPINETINGLER SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY, CARILLON in UK, TIVOLI MEMBERS MAGAZINE in Denmark, newspapers and magazines in Greenland and THE DUBLINER MAGAZINE Scandinavia and South Africa He was also a contributor to Jonathan Maberry s non fiction book THEY BITE Citadel, 2009.There isto read at www.MartinTreanor.com andMartin s personal blog and geekdom site A NICE CUPPA TEAFollow on TWITTERWHAT THEY RE SAYING ABOUT MARTIN TREANOR Praise for THE SILVER MIST Within the singularity of its characters and its setting, the novel presents profound lessons about happiness, sorrow, and fear.Readers who enter The Silver Mist will emerge forever changed Five Stars out of Five Jill Allen ForeWord Clarion Reviews Being different does not disqualify them from life s lessons The Silver Mist follows Eve Hayes, a Down syndrome afflicted individual who through meeting Esther, finds that in spite of her disorder, she has much to learn and is taken on a spiritual and enlightening journey.Touching on spirituality and those with mental disabilities, The Silver Mist is a touching and unique read, highly recommended Midwest Book Review July 2011 James A Cox, Editor in Chief Poignant, emotive and superbly written stayed with me after turning the final page A rare and highly commended read Iain Edward Henn author of The Delta Chain Nothing trite here Eve s story in Silver Mist is one of the most unique stories I ve read I recommend Silver Mist, especially for those looking for something a bit unusual Sammy Sutton Sammy Writes Blogspot An amazing story Zorina Alliata author of Anamnesis and All Angels but One A damn fine read Jonathan Maberry commenting on WHO S CHARLIE Runner up in Writelink and Highly Commended by Lookout Martin Treanor s writing has been called something new and different speculative and described as having an unspoken appeal Tangent


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